St. Cyprian’s invites you to the 2016 Good Friday Sacred Concert. This Good Friday tradition has been part of our community’s Holy Week observance for generations. The occasion brings together the young and old, parishioners and friends of the parish for a time of shared devotion. Here is the flyer announcement. Tickets are not needed. A collection will be taken up to support the ministry of the Choir.
Here is the schedule of services for the observance of Holy Week and Easter 2016. This year we shall be rotating the location of services among our sister parishes. So please note the venue of each service.
- Wednesday in Holy Week, March 23, Tenebrae at 7:00 pm – St. John and St. James
- Maundy Thursday, March 24, Eucharist at 7:00 pm – St. Augustine and St. Martin
- Good Friday, March 25, 12:00 noon Good Friday Liturgy – St. Cyprian’s and at 7:30 pm Good Friday Recital – St. Cyprian’s
- Holy Saturday, March 26, 11:00 am Hour of Reflection for LEMS, Acolytes, Readers, and Members of the Altar Guild – St. Cyprian’s
- Easter Sunday, March 27, 8:00 am Said Eucharist with Hymns – St. Cyprian’s and at 10:30 am Procession, Sung Eucharist and Sermon – St. Cyprian’s
The solemn season of reflection and prayer begins on February 10, 2016 with a 7:00 am Eucharist at St. Cyprian’s. During the Lenten season, there will be a 7:00 am Eucharist on Wednesday mornings. This year our parish is participating in what has become a regular part of a lot of peoples’ Lenten discipline–taking part in the ecumenical United Lenten Devotions which take place at a different church in the Boston area. Please check the schedule here for the times and hosting churches.
Enrolled members of the parish are reminded that the Annual Parish Meeting will take place January 31, 2016 following the service. At this meeting in addition to reports by the organizations of the parish, there will be elections of the parish officers: Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Treasurer, and Clerk each of whom serves a one year term and three vestry members each of whom serves a three year term. The duties and responsibilities of these offices are laid out in the parish by-laws which can be consulted here.
The time is rapidly approaching for celebrating the 46th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast hosted jointly by St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and Union United Methodist Church on January 18th, 2016. Tickets are $50 pre-event and $55 at the door. Click here for further information. Please join us!
Here is the schedule for church services during Christmastide. Please join us for any or all of these services.
Christmas Eve Eucharist and Sermon: December 24, 2015, 8:00 PM
Christmas Day Eucharist and Sermon: December 25, 2015, 9:30 AM
Christmas I Eucharist and Sermon: December 27, 2015, 10:30 AM
New Year’s Eve Watch Service: December 31, 2015, 9:00 PM
Christmas II Eucharist and Sermon: January 3, 2016, 10:30 AM
Ceremony of Nine Lessons and Carols: January 3, 2016, 4:oo PM
St. Cyprian’s annual Christmas Concert featuring the Celestial Infernos Steel Band and St. Cyprian’s Gospel Choir will take place December 13, 2015 at 4:oo PM. Tickets available for a donation of $15.00 at the door. Here’s the flyer for the event. See you there!
We want you all to know that there will be two events this weekend of interest to the many friends of the Episcopal Church and St. Cyprian’s. On Oct. 31st, there will be a web cast of a Vigil Celebration and Eucharist sponsored by the Union of Black Episcopalians at 11:00 am preparing for Bishop Curry’s installation. It will be broadcast via the web at this link. On Sunday at the National Cathedral, there will be a Solemn Eucharist with the Installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, the Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry. This service begins at noon and will be broadcast on the internet at this link. Please keep Bishop Curry and his family in your prayers.
Our cousins across the Charles River, St. Bartholomew, is hosting a gala Dinner Dance November 7, 2015 at the VFW Post 1012, Medford, MA. Here is a flyer with further information.Music will be provided by DJ Ohh.
St. Cyprian’s Ushers’ Guild will be hosting its annual “Evening of Glitz and Glamour” this coming Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Biff’s Lounge, 18 Washington Street. The event begins at 4:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the door (donation-$15.00). Don’t miss it!